Perspectives on Health Care
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Federal District Court Certifies Transgender Discrimination Class Action Against Third-Party Administrator Under the Affordable Care Act
Earlier this month, the US District Court for the Western District of Washington certified a class of individuals who were denied gender-affirming care by a third-party administrator, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL).
ArentFox Schiff represented NorthView Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, in its merger with Profusa, Inc., a digital health company.
We represented NextPlat Corp., a global e-commerce platform company, in its strategic investments in Progressive Care Inc., a personalized healthcare services and technology company.
Whether you represent a doctor or a hospital and its medical staff, simultaneous retaliation lawsuits and administrative peer review hearings present special challenges.
ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce that Debra Albin-Riley has been named among the “Top Health Care Attorneys in California” by Daily Journal, the state’s premier legal publication, for her in-depth knowledge of the health care sector and her impressive track record of success.
Byron Dorgan, Doug Jones*, Philip S. English*, Dan H. Renberg, Jon S. Bouker, Craig Engle, David P. Grosso, Sarah B. “Cissy” Jackson, Oliver Spurgeon III*, Amy Antoniolli, David R. Hanke, Stephen P. Hanson, Laura E. Doyle, Jeri Freirich*, Daniel Sjostedt*
Americans woke up on Wednesday, November 9, immediately realizing something was different. On their televisions and other devices, they only saw commercials for products, vacation spots, and reality shows.
Health Care Partner Rachel Hold-Weiss will present at the Home Care Association of New York State’s 2022 Corporate Compliance Virtual Conference on November 9, 2022.
Algorithmic tools, including machine learning and other artificial intelligence technologies, are becoming more common in the health care sector for predicting health outcomes and influencing clinicians' decision making.
Health Care Partner Rachel Hold-Weiss will lead a webinar about hospice marketing for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) on November 8.
Health Care Partner Rachel Hold-Weiss spoke at HPCANYS’ Multi-disciplinary Conference & Annual Meeting on November 2.
Health Care Partner Stephanie Trunk will present in two sessions of the American Conference Institute’s (ACI) Passport to Proficiency on Rx Drug Pricing & Rebate Fundamentals course in early November.
Assembly Bill 2684 Provides Additional Guidance and Clarity to the California Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice
As part of advancing the independent scope of practice for nurse practitioners, California has revised its statutory scheme to further refine practice expectations.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the first in what undoubtedly will be a series of guidance documents regarding the recently enacted Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
OIG Declines To Challenge Debt Cancellation and Restructured Financial Arrangements Between Health System and FQHC “Look-Alike” Clinic
In Advisory Opinion 22-17, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) concluded that a proposed restructuring of a loan and other contractual relationships between a health system and a federally qualified health center (FQHC) “look-alike” clinic.
Proposed Regulations Bring California Nurse Practitioners Closer to an Independent Scope of Practice
The California Board of Registered Nursing released proposed regulations setting forth requirements for the new categories of nurse practitioners created in 2020 by Assembly Bill 890, pushing nurse practitioners closer to an independent scope of practice.
Court of Appeal Publishes Peer Review Decision Expanding Anti-SLAPP Protections for Medical Staffs and Hospitals
In response to multiple requests from California hospital industry members, the California Court of Appeal ordered publication of its decision in Bonni v. St. Joseph Health System et al. This important decision is a victory for peer reviewers because it establishes significant protections.
Health Care Associate Alexandra Navratil will moderate an Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys (IAHA) Quarterly Lecture titled “The Impact of Dobbs in Illinois: How Lawmakers and Providers are Seeking to Adapt” on September 22.
OIG Reports Indicate the Government's Interest in Balancing Ongoing Telehealth Access With Increased Oversight
A pair of reports recently issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) highlight the important role telehealth services have played in ensuring access to medical services and care for Medicare beneficiaries during the COVID-19 pandemic.
No More Surprise Medical Bills: Third ‘No Surprises Act’ Rule Issued; Focus On QPA Rolled Back, but Claims Backlog Persists
On August 19, 2022, the US Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury, as well as the Office of Personnel Management, released a highly-anticipated final rule clarifying the procedures and considerations for resolving disputes related to surprise medical bills.
Health Care Partner Annie Chang Lee will speak about COVID’s impacts on health care providers at the Physicians Legal Issues: Healthcare Delivery & Innovation Conference (PLI) on Thursday, September 15.